[het-er-uh-dahyn] /ˈhɛt ər əˌdaɪn/ Radio.
noting or pertaining to a method of changing the frequency of an incoming radio signal by adding it to a signal generated within the receiver to produce fluctuations or beats of a frequency equal to the difference between the two signals.
verb (used without object), heterodyned, heterodyning.
to produce a heterodyne effect.
verb (used with object), heterodyned, heterodyning.
to mix (a frequency) with a different frequency so as to achieve a heterodyne effect.
(electronics) to combine by intermodulation (two alternating signals, esp radio signals) to produce two signals having frequencies corresponding to the sum and the difference of the original frequencies See also superheterodyne receiver
produced by, operating by, or involved in heterodyning two signals
[het-uh-ree-siz-uh m] /ˌhɛt əˈri sɪz əm/ noun, Biology. 1. the development of different stages of a parasitic species on different host plants. /ˌhɛtəˈriːʃəs/ adjective 1. (of parasites, esp rust fungi) undergoing different stages of the life cycle on different host species Compare autoecious heteroecious het·er·oe·cious (hět’ə-rē’shəs) adj. Spending different stages of a life cycle on […]
[het-uh-ree-siz-uh m] /ˌhɛt əˈri sɪz əm/ noun, Biology. 1. the development of different stages of a parasitic species on different host plants.
heteroerotism het·er·o·er·o·tism (hět’ə-rō-ěr’ə-tĭz’əm) n. See alloerotism. het’er·o·e·rot’ic (-ĭ-rŏt’ĭk) adj.
/ˌhɛtərəʊˈflɛksɪbəl/ adjective 1. (of a person) predominantly heterosexual but not exclusively so noun 2. such a person